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Ohio business owners can borrow up to $1M for energy efficiency projects

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May 30th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Government | No Comments

Manufacturers, schools, churches, and clinics throughout the Buckeye State could cut tens of millions of dollars a year on their energy bills, thanks to a new pioneering financial tool launching today by the Council of Smaller Enterprises, efficiency-services financer Metrus Energy, and CalCEF, an organization focused on accelerating clean energy technologies. The new Ohio Efficiency Resource Fund provides | Read More

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NC residents to get more rebate incentives

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May 20th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Rebates | No Comments

Greensboro, North Carolina residents have one last chance to get help making their homes energy efficient under a $5 million grant. The federal government recently gave the city four more months to work on the Better Buildings program, which offers grants and other incentives to building owners who want to make upgrades to their homes | Read More

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Tuscon Electric Power Now Offering Rebates for T5 Retrofit Kit

March 7th, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Rebates | No Comments

As part of Tuscon Electric Power’s commerical energy solutions program, any customer who converts from a T12 fixture to T5 Retrofit Kit is eligible for a rebate of $9.50 per unit. For example, if a TEP customer has a 4 lamp T12 fixture and replaces it with 2 T5 Retrofit Kits the total rebate would be | Read More

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Montana Helping Small Business with Energy Efficiency Upgrades

February 21st, 2013 | Posted in Blog, Government, Rebates | No Comments

Small business owners are always looking for ways to save on unnecessary expenses and capitalize on profits. Watching the bottom line is a crucial and necessary task. Still many business owners don’t think about energy savings at the office like they do at home. But many are missing the opportunity for monthly savings. And there’s | Read More

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Wyoming Air National Guard Save With Lighting Retrofit

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September 10th, 2012 | Posted in Blog | No Comments

The Wyoming Air National Guard has taken significant measures to replace dated lighting fixtures with energy efficiency products in several structures at its Cheyenne, Wyo., facilities. Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power presented rebates to the WyANG, Aug. 3, for their energy efficiency, totaling more than $84,000. The primary goal for the WyANG was to reduce energy | Read More

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Lighting Efficiency Can Reduce Costs Up To 30%

July 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Blog | 1 Comment

New energy-efficiency requirements have created a large market for energy-efficient lighting equipment in the US and can reduce electrical costs by up to 30% per month. Consumers are eager to not only adopt products that have the least impact on the environment, but also reduce energy consumption. Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin said, “Buildings consume | Read More

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June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Blog, Informational | No Comments

Michigan businesses that are customers of DTE Energy are eligible for financial incentives through the custom rebate program of $.08 per kWh for upgrading to more energy efficient lighting by November 30, 2012.  This program is targeted for customers who have T12 fluorescent lamps to incentivize upgrading as the T12 phase-out will commence on July | Read More

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Government Leading Charge of Green Buildings

June 8th, 2012 | Posted in Blog | 1 Comment

Reading the news lately, the Obama administration is taking energy efficiency very seriously with proposals and mandates in order to help society reduce its dependency on fossil fuels. This philosophy will take time to permeate society but over the years it will make a difference.

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Operational Improvements & Retrofitting: A Perfect Match

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May 15th, 2012 | Posted in Blog | No Comments

DID YOU KNOW THAT…. The commercial building sector is the largest electric energy consumption segment in the U.S.  It currently represents almost 20 percent of all energy use and is growing faster than any other market segment.  Given the sheer magnitude of energy use in commercial buildings, any measures designed to save energy in the | Read More

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What Retrofits Mean for Utility Rebate Programs

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May 7th, 2012 | Posted in Blog | 1 Comment

Lighting rebates are a challenge for many facility executives — especially those who oversee portfolios that span multiple states. Each utility typically has slightly different eligibility requirements. The good news is that despite the variations from utility to utility, most utility rebate programs can be broken down into two types of programs: prescriptive rebates and | Read More

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